Abe's of Maineselling unstocked product & bait & switch

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When buying an exercise bike on their webiste it states 'shipment in 6-8 days'. In reality Abe's of Maine does not even stock any of this equipment. The item was ordered on Feb 6 and the 'estimated' ship date is now Feb 25, 19 days later. Also, I received a call today. Instead of free shipping, the caller suggested I pay $99 additional for UPS. This is a safer method than using a Freight forwarder that could 'tranfer the shipment' 7-8 times in route, therefore risking damage. This damage I as the customer would need to claim with the freight forwarder and Abe's of Maine would not be responsible. BUT, by paying them $99 for UPS I could avoid this risk. I said forget it, send it by Freight forwarder. Then the caller pretended to talk to his manager and the UPS dropped to $29. I then said 'cancel the order' and the UPS suddenly dropped to zero, because I lived in Wisconsin and he liked the Green Bay Packers. No kidding. These guys a crooks.

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